Northern Michigan University is hosting a day of speakers, seminars and business ideas April 2, when the 2015 Celebration of Entrepreneurship Conference will be held at the University Center on the school's campus in Marquette.
The conference kicks off at 8 a.m. with the annual New Business Venture Competition, which allows students to present their business plans in several different formats to judges and win seed money.
Besides students, community members, professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs and established business owners looking to expand also are welcome. Speaker sessions are held throughout the day until 2 p.m., including a keynote speech from retired NFL player and entrepreneur Tim Shaw. Local speakers include educators, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and business development specialists.
Registration for the conference is free for students, $25 for others, and must be done by March 20, online here
Writer: Kim Eggleston
Source: Northern Michigan University